Producer / Director Rob Cohen Joins Dodge As Spring 2016 Filmmaker-In-Residence

February 5, 2016 by Dodge College Staff | News

Rob Cohen, the renowned filmmaker behind such blockbuster hits as The Fast and the Furious, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, xXx, and Alex Cross has been named the Spring 2016 Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the

Cinematography Shines at Dodge

February 3, 2016 by | Academics

“Visual Storytelling” is a phrase that comes around quite often throughout a student’s academic career. The “visual” aspect is created mainly from the cinematographers’ knowledge of the interaction between images and technology. “The cinematographer is an artist (a creator of images), a manager (of people and facilities), and a technician (with deep knowledge of the

Welcome to Spring 2016!

February 1, 2016 by | News

The sun is shining, the parrots are squawking, the parking lot is full, and the temperature is in the mid-40s! That must mean it’s the start of the Spring 2016 semester. Welcome back, Panthers! Whether you’re just joining us again after a long winter break, or you just had the weekend off from the Winter

Aloha From Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i!

January 28, 2016 by | Academics

It’s not every day you get to visit Hawai’i. It’s not every day that you get to visit Hawai’i as part of your education, either! But, students in Kiki Terasaki’s Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i interterm class got to experience just that! Aside from enjoying the gorgeous weather and surfing in the Pacific, the students were able

Alumni Help Create Hit Video Game With Oxenfree

January 26, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

Video games aren’t what they used to be, and that’s a good thing. While still massively entertaining years ago, these days, they are more akin to interactive movies, drawing the player into their intricate plots and detailed art to tell a story. There are a lot of fresh and exciting things being done in the

Interterm Takes Students To London and Paris

January 22, 2016 by | Academics

This interterm, Professor David Kost’s class Film Capitals of the World has taken students to  London and Paris. While in some of the most wonderful places in the world, they’re not only seeing the sights, but also learning a lot. As part of the class, students are required to keep journals of their vast experiences

Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom

January 15, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: Brett Melnick (BFA/Television Writing and Producing ’16) shares some insight into the importance of internships in his post today. While this isn’t a class you will find in the course catalog, and can be more than a three-hour commitment every week, internships are extremely helpful experiences to have in college to learn valuable